EU unveils €60bn economic development plan for Gaza

The European Investment Bank (EIB), a financial arm of the European Union (EU), announced Thursday the provision of €60 billion ($62.58 billion) for economic development in Gaza, Arab News reports. EIB Vice President Gelsomina Vigliotti and EU representative Sven Kuhn Read more

Egypt pledges $500m to Gaza reconstruction, reopens Rafah crossing

Egypt Tuesday vowed to allocate $500 million for the reconstruction of Gaza, ravaged by the Israeli air power amid the ongoing new conflict. The presidential office said in a statement issued Tuesday that Egyptian construction companies will rebuild the damaged Read more

Turkey nabs Palestinians suspected for spying for UAE

Turkish intelligence services have arrested a Palestinian man for allegedly spying on Arab nationals living in Turkey on behalf of the UAE, Middle East Monitor (MEMO) reports. The man, according to a senior Turkish security official who spoke on condition Read more